Neighborhood-City Partnership Award
- How to Nominate
- Eligibility Requirements
- Nomination Documentation
- Submisssion Deadline
- Judging Criteria
- Complete and submit an easy Online Neighborhood Award Nomination Form accompanied by description and a sample of the publication and a description of the project.
- A Neighborhood Award Nomination Form can also be downloaded, completed, and mailed with a postmark by the October 14, 2016 deadline to the Office of Neighborhood Services, Attn: RNA Neighborhood Awards Committee, 215 Church Ave SW, Room 312 North, Roanoke, VA 24011.
Include documentation such as pamphlets, website links, articles, samples, presentations, photographs, news clippings, letters of support, etc. supporting the impact and accomplishments achieved by the nominee.
There is no limit to the number of nominations you can submit.
Any resident-led, resident-controlled city neighborhood organization recognized by the RNA and Office of Neighborhood Services is eligible to apply or be nominated for these awards. This includes neighborhood associations, homeowner associations, neighborhood watch groups and tenant associations. Neighborhood groups may nominate themselves, another neighborhood and/or individuals for their efforts to improve the quality of living in Roanoke.
To be considered:
- The project or activity must have been carried out during the current fiscal year (June 30, 2015– July 1, 2016) or calendar year.
- A Nomination Form must be completed and submitted by the October 14, 2016 deadline.
- A separate Nomination Form must be submitted for each activity or individual being nominated.
- There is no limit to the number of nominations that can be submitted by any one individual or group.
Complete and return the Nomination Form, accompanied by a description detailing the nominee's activities or contributions to a neighborhood or organization and why he or she should receive the Award.
The following questions are examples of criteria which may be addressed in your nomination:
1. What was the project or activity?
2. Who initiated the project?
3. How did the nominated Department or employee become involved in the project or activity?
4. How and what did this Department or employee's involvement contribute to the success of your project or activity?
5. How often does this Department or employee assist your organization?
6. How many people were affected by this project/activity?
7. How many hours did your organization contribute?
7. How many hours did the city department or employee contribute?
8. What was the impact to the neighborhood? Did it impact the City of Roanoke as a whole?
All entries must be received or postmarked no later than October 14, 2016. You may also submit a paper copy and mail to:
Roanoke Neighborhood Advocated Awards Committee
c/o Roanoke Office of Neighborhood Services
215 Church Avenue SW, Room 312 N
Roanoke, VA 24011
- Level of Commitment - the consistency with which the business/nonprofit/school/other institution has supported the organization: 30 points
- Type of Commitment - level of contributions of money, material and staff time (Contributions of staff time would receive more points than only contribution of money): 30 points
- Motivation - the reason the business/nonprofit/school or/other institution got involved with the organization: 20 points
- Location - the location of the business/nonprofit/school or other institution to the neighborhood receiving the contribution (More points given if located in the neighborhood): 20 points